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Mutlimodal 2019

Multimodal is the premier freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event.

This year it is being held at the NEC in Birmingham between 18 and 20 June and we are delighted to be exhibiting.

Please come and visit us and speak to one of the team at Stand 4078.

Another Case on Litigation Privilege

The court of appeal has handed down an important judgement confirming that litigation privilege does not extend to internal commercial settlement discussions.

Pin it to the Mast Part 2 – THE APPEAL –NatWest Markets plc v Stallion Eight Shipping Co. SA [2018] (The “ALKYON”)

For those only interested in the outcome and practical implications we have set out the key conclusions of the case in an executive summary. But in an attempt to do justice to the judgement this is followed by an outline of some of the key points considered in the judgement.

Merry Christmas

Best wishes over this festive season for all of our clients, contacts and friends wherever you may be.

Volcafe Ltd and others (Appellants) v Compania Sud Americana De Vapores SA (Respondent) – Pass the bomb for litigators

The long awaited judgement from the Supreme Court in the Volcafe proceedings has been released.

A short article probably can’t do justice to a judgement crafted by five legal minds holding the highest office in the Kingdom in a case presented by four barristers and two prominent shipping firms. So in addition to the below we also put together an infographic!

NatWest Markets plc v Stallion Eight Shipping Co. SA [2018] EWHC 2033 (Admlty)

Every shipping lawyer loves an arrest. It’s bold, usually fast-paced and what’s more, it actually involves a boat! Arresting a vessel is about as racy as shipping law gets.


Myton Law has been singled out as one of the top firms in Yorkshire and Humber for ‘Transport’ advice in the current edition of Legal 500.

Evergreen Marine (UK) Limited v Nautical Challenge Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 2173

This was an appeal from a judgement of Teare J in the Admiralty Court relating to a collision between the “EVER SMART” and the “ALEXANDRA 1”. The “EVER SMART” was heading outbound from Jebel Ali Port along a narrow dredged channel. Towards the end of the Channel, where the channel opens out into a pilot boarding area, she collided with the “ALEXANDRA 1”, which had approached the “EVER SMART” from a broadly (emphasis added) North West direction and was awaiting a pilot with a view to entering the narrow channel.

Basic Contract Law Workshop

On Tuesday 30 October we will be delivering a workshop, in conjunction with the Business Support strand of the Green Port Hull Growth Programme, aimed at businesses in supply chains who need a better understanding of the law regarding the formation and performance of contracts.


Hull Heritage Open Days 2018

On Friday 7 September we will be throwing our HQ doors open to the public for Hull Heritage Open Days.

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